"For internal use only" (title page). Typed lists occasionally interleaved with manuscript notes
Arthur Leslie Goodson (1904-1976) joined the BM(NH) Department of Entomology on 21 June, 1904. Goodson had worked for Lord Rothschild from c1920 and transferred to the BM(NH) staff as an 'Unofficial Worker at Tring' after Rothschild's death. He was taken onto the BM(NH) staff as Technical Assistant on 21 September, 1938. He became a "Technical Assistant second class" in 1939, Senior Assistant on 1 November 1947 and Experimental Officer on 1 November 1957 before retiring on 30 June, 1969. -- NHM Archives catalogue
Volumes 1-12 consist of manila folders of loose leaves bound in springback binders, with dark blue cloth over boards. Stationers' label on front pastedown: 'Brampton's patent instantaneous binder'. Pastedown stamped as 'Supplied for the Public Service'. Addenda volume held in stationery binding of 'Foolscap Clutch File' (taken from cover), also marked as supplied for the public service
No copyright page is present. Tight binding has meant some print has been lost in the gutters in this volume with the pages cut close to the text causing occasional cropping. Some pages are feint due to occasional light print impressions.
Read, D. K; Natural History Museum (London, England)